Director of Strategy , Future Gate – KSA
Phil is an experienced education transformation strategy director, with a strong track record of delivering large scale education reform projects at school, group, national and international level, in both private and government sectors. He spent 11 years with GEMS Education in Dubai, as a teacher, school leader, digital learning advisor and Head of Digital Education Strategy for the GEMS group. Phil introduced the first large scale Bring Your Own Technology Programme in a UAE school and led the first deployment of iPods and iPads in the region. He also co-developed and launched the Middle East’s first school smartphone app.
Phil is now Director of Strategy for Future Gate in Saudi Arabia, leading the transformation of the Kingdom’s 25,000 government schools, aligned to Vision 2030.